Publication - Statistics publication

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics

Published: 27 Feb 2018
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788516099

Statistics on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and alternatives to prosecution, issued by the police and by the Crown Office.

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Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics
Table 22 Fiscal fixed penalties by main crime/offence and age and gender, 2016-17[1]

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Table 22 Fiscal fixed penalties by main crime/offence and age and gender, 2016-17[1]

Main crime or offence Male Female
Under 21 21-30 31-40 Over 40 Total
Male
Under 21 21-30 31-40 Over 40 Total
Female
Total number of Fiscal fixed penalties 283 1,726 1,627 2,872 6,508 68 457 536 860 1,921
Serious driving offences 2 6 23 9 36 74 2 4 3 23 32
Speeding offences 71 718 792 1,442 3,023 24 227 290 440 981
Signal and direction offences 30 163 191 367 751 11 53 66 132 262
Lighting, construction & use offences 55 169 102 199 525 8 29 16 28 81
Documentation offences 86 422 293 486 1,287 17 96 108 184 405
Other motor vehicle offences 3 35 231 240 341 847 6 48 53 53 160
Non-motor vehicle offences 4 - - - 1 1 - - - - -
Per cent by Fiscal fixed penalty type 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Serious driving offences 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 3 2
Speeding offences 25 42 49 50 46 35 50 54 51 51
Signal and direction offences 11 9 12 13 12 16 12 12 15 14
Lighting, construction & use offences 19 10 6 7 8 12 6 3 3 4
Documentation offences 30 24 18 17 20 25 21 20 21 21
Other motor vehicle offences 3 12 13 15 12 13 9 11 10 6 8
Non-motor vehicle offences 4 - - - * * - - - - -

1. Excludes a small number of records where age and / or gender are unknown.

2. In some circumstances fiscal fixed penalties can be issued for contraventions of Section 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (driving without due care and attention).

3. Contains a number of other offences, however around a half of fixed penalties given for this group were for mobile phone offences and half were seatbelt offences.

4. Contains bicycle offences and roadworks offences.


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